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arranged marriage.

what happen to them lol? i ws sittinghere and it just popped into my head. like if my parents would of chose who i married, i would of never ended up with with my SO! HAHA..

how about you guys?

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MommaBear1129

Asked by MommaBear1129 at 5:30 PM on Jun. 9, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I definitely would not be with my DH. I'd have been with his polar opposite.
    LolosMom

    Answer by LolosMom at 5:32 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • ive always thought itd be kinda cool to have an arranged marriage..its not in our beliefs..but still..kinda cool..
    alexis_06

    Answer by alexis_06 at 5:38 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • My husband actually works with someone who has an arranged marriage. I don't think they are for everyone, but I think it is still a good idea. Who knows with the divorce rate so high, maybe our parents would do better then we think??? But I love my DH, so I am happy where I am!
    Rebecca727

    Answer by Rebecca727 at 5:41 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • My grandparents on my father's side had an arranged marriage. (Their parents and my grandmother were from India; my grandfather was born in Trinidad.) But, I know a woman my age who ran away from India with her husband so that they could marry here. Her father had already picked another man for her to marry! I can't imagine it, but it still happens!
    jonosmama

    Answer by jonosmama at 5:54 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • I think my dad wouldve picked my DH ...they get along so well. they talk more thatn i talk to my dad!!
    RhiannonHunt

    Answer by RhiannonHunt at 5:55 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • I've always wondered if families were more stable with arranged marriages. I think back then, though, staying a family had more to do with survival. You had to get along, work together, love each other, and stay as a family...or die. People had farms and huge families way back when. If one person got slack, well then the corn wasn't harvested as quick and little Timmy didn't eat. Sometimes that life seems more appealing because there is no questions about "is this the guy for me? Can we really make it for fifty years?". Couples grew to love each other because they helped each other. Etc.. Then again, what if you ended up with a total prick? That would suck. lol
    ErinHill226

    Answer by ErinHill226 at 5:57 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • And I may have ended up with my current hubby. My parents love him! Haha. But I'm glad I picked him myself
    ErinHill226

    Answer by ErinHill226 at 5:57 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • I shudder to think of who my mom would haved picked for me,she has such bad taste in men!
    TMJ121099

    Answer by TMJ121099 at 6:27 PM on Jun. 9, 2009

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